2019 Porsche Speedster

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  1. glockhoarder

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    The latter can be pretty smoking hot. Just look at the chick Elliott Spitzer had. Drop dead gorgeous - just sayin...
     
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    Not seeing any cupholders :headscratch:
     
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    $100,000 over list...tell you what you can do, it involves sticking it somewhere ------------------ (deleted) sucker
     
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    For the most part, Spitzer conducted his affair at the Washington DC, Mayflower Renaissance. It's a grand old hotel that has permanent residents and has hosted many Republican Party galas.

    The last time I stayed there, I asked the very British concierge for the "Elliot Spitzer Suite". He was not amused.
     
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  6. glockhoarder

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    LOL.

    I liver around that area. Love that place.

    I will say this....

    A photo says a thousand words...

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    As you know, Ferrari values are highly mileage dependent. Porsche has become much like Ferrari when it comes to specialized offerings; for the most part, you have to have a high-end Porsche to be offered a limited run car. For those legacy buyers the price on the 991.2 Speedster was $274,500.

    As you suggest, Speedsters have done well in retaining their value or even gaining in value over time. One of the guys in our chapter of the PCA has this 997.2 Speedster and it has appreciated nicely.
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    Following the trend of other GT2's and GT3's, I think the Porsche GT2RS will turn out to be a decent investment as well (if the owner keeps it shunt-free), it's turned in quicker times around the Nordschleife than the 918 and is one-third the price.
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    Does it come with clear coat and under coat?
     
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    5yr prepaid maintenance for $7500 on that car is probably the deal of the century.
     
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    I like Ashley better doing Naughty Librarian.
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    The guy that paid close to a half mil for the Porsche Speedster, and thinks he's the "cock of the rock", will feel less cocky when a new Corvette "walks his dog" for a fraction of what he spent on the Porsche.
     
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    Soooo...100K is a sharpie ......have to pay a 200K "market adjustment" for cool graphics?
     
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    And the acceleration can be breath-taking, no matter what speed you're rolling!
     
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    I'd imagine most won't see much use, as they'll be tucked away and pampered. So that will be $7,500 down the drain.
     
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    I see what you mean, if it's strictly 5 years or lose it, yeah. Honestly $425k puts this car in another bracket for me. If I bought a $100k American musclecar, I'd probably pamper it. If I could manage to buy a $425k Porsche, I'd probably thrash it. Can't explain why the difference ... isn't logical. But life is short.

    I'm driving an Audi and my wife drives a Benz. Both were bought as CPO's with less than 20k on the odo, and both had prepaid maintenance already paid by the original purchaser up to 50k miles. That was at least $5k saved on each car's first few years of ownership. So like, thanks original purchaser! LOL
     
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    16 MPG? Sorry, that’s a deal breaker right there.
     
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    We actually don’t think that way at all. Guys I know that own these cars, some own many, all work hard and are good earners. We don’t think we are cock of the rock. Just sports car enthusiasts that mostly enjoy driving them. Not looking at them. Which by the way the new Vette is awesome. But, next year when I’m at a red light don’t want to be driving one while surrounded by 4 others exactly the same.
     
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    The 502 horsepower Speedster will walk away from the C8 Corvette on the top-end, but that's not what the manual six-speed Speedster is about; it is a “limited production collector’s item”.
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    I enjoy pleasure driving sport cars more than trying to get an adrenaline rush, although that is pleasurable on traffic free roads. I used to get off work 2 or 3am and take long ways home in my not so fast 96 Prelude because the open roads made me feel free.
     
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